Troops from the Afghan border police and Pakistan's paramilitary Frontier Corps clashed near the two countries' disputed border, leaving several dead and wounded on both sides, Afghan and Pakistani officials said.
Afghanistan launched its voter registration drive for long-delayed parliamentary and provincial council elections that are scheduled for October.
Pakistan's military says it has conducted a successful test of an enhanced version of the locally developed Babur ballistic cruise missile.
Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants are reported to have been killed in fighting in central Sinai on April 14.
A group of Russian State Duma members has proposed banning the import of a raft of U.S. goods and services in response to fresh U.S. sanctions.
Russian intelligence agencies had been spying on Sergei and Yulia Skripal for at least five years before they were poisoned with a nerve agent, Britain's National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill said on April 13.
A Russian court has ordered that access to the Telegram messaging app should be blocked in Russia, state-run media reported.
At least 13 Afghan security forces have been killed in suspected Taliban attacks in western Herat Province, officials say.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from politics for life, court officials say.
The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting on April 13 at Russia's request on the "threat to international peace" from possible air strikes on Syria by the United States and its allies.
Pakistani police have arrested a man suspected of shooting dead a pregnant singer during a party.
U.S. President Donald Trump played down the possibility of an imminent military response to an alleged chemical-weapons attack in Syria, saying it "could be very soon or not so soon at all!”